US Forest Service

Fire leaders reflect on this year’s fire season

Medford, Ore.- The U.S. Forest Service is sharing what it learned during this summer’s rough fire season. This year, more than 252,000 acres were burned in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest area. “Thousands were evacuated from their homes for weeks on end,” …

US Forest Service delivering supplies via mule

Siskiyou County, Calif. —  Several fire crews are camped out in northern California as firefighters continue to battle flames from the Island Fire. Since crews are at various fire camps along the Pacific Crest Trail, they need supplies – and the US …